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said he needed to get back on saturday in time for president obama's inauguration. the f.a.a. is now inspecting the new 787's. >> president obama this morning will reveal new gun proposals in the wake of the sandy hook elementary school making the announcement before 9:00 our time, and he will be joined by children who wrote letters. we will find out exactly what the president proposes and how his daughters are part of the debate. developing news from san jose where police are senatorring for a man who reportedly tried to pull a toddler from her mother's arms as mom stood in front of the home at 5:30 last night on dayo court. the mother said the stranger made a comment about the toddler and that made her uncomfortable so she picked up the child and the man grabbed the girl's legs and tried to put her arm. mom broke free and called police. the suspect is described as hispanic, 20 to 30, wearing a red baseball cap, blue jeans and a white or light t-shirt with yellow stripes. the mother said he smelled of motor oil. >> san francisco police have released a picture of the man suspected of
from the bay area contingent headed to president obama's inauguration. >>> the key business issues local leaders plan to address. >> i'm tracking the weather. we have more cool weather to talk about. we have warmups and big waves headed our way. i'll let you know when they get here. >>> we're just days away from the swearing in of president obama as he begins his second term. thousands will attend the celebration. as ken pritchett reports, local dignitaries will be there as well. >> reporter: as the preparations are underway in washington for the inauguration and swearing in of president obama, there are leaders in the east bay preparing to be there. >> i'm looking forward to being a part of that. >> reporter: bill clarkson will join four other trivalley mayors at the inauguration. >> i think it's going to be a different experience. but it's still part of history. >> reporter: he remembers a sea of people, more than a million by several estimates. >> i believe it's an opportunity where people do get together and have a common bond regardless of where you're coming from politically.
the bay area are traveling to the nation's capitol this week for president obama's inauguration and for the national mayor's conference. the trip is also a chns for local leaders to push for federal highway funding. that's san ramon mayor bill tells us he plans to do along with at least four other east bay mayors who want improvements made to the 580/680 interchange. . >>> a new analysis show that is san jose is one of just 14 u.s. cities that's experienced a job surge since the 2007 recession. the business journals reports from november of 2007 to november of 2012 san jose gained 6600 private-sector job. >>> there are currently about 831,000 total. san francisco and oakland combined lost 71,700 jobs, dropping to 1,672,000. >>> wal-mart announced today it'll provide jobs for thousands of military veterans in a move it says will help boost the u.s. economy. the retail giant plans to hire more than 100,000 veterans over five years. wal-mart also says it'll buy $50 billion worth of american-made goods over ten years and help part-time workers who want more hours move to full time.
. president obama's inaugural parade will feature eight floats including a hawaii float to honor his birthplace and illinois float to honor the first lady's home state and a kenyan float just to mess with republicans. why not? >>> well it's time now for entertainment news. adding insult to injury for tony danza, "the new york post" is reported the danza told fellow first class travelers he caught the flu after he vomited into an air sickness bag. kate upton had a different story saying i found out that lisa marie benson has a phobia of throwing up. it's funny the guy next to her is hung over. she was referring to danza but kate missed reruns of "taxi" and "who's the boss" and didn't recognize him. >>> amanda bynes resurfaced with her cheek piercing. >>> charlie sheen is going to be a grandfather now that his 28-year-old daughter is pregnant. her mother is sheen's high school girlfriend. >>> elton john sewn husband david furnish welcomed a baby boy to their family on friday. the second son completes our family in the most precious and perfect way. >>> river phoenix's last film "dark b
. there will be plenty of pageantry during president obama's inauguration on monday. the official swearing in will have taken place the day before. you see the constitution requires a president's term to start on january 20th which falls on a sunday this year. john roberts will administer the oath of office during a private gathering in the white house one day before the big public ceremony. >>> this is a good time to mention that "way too early" and morning joe will be broadcasting live from twashington, d.c. on monday and tuesday starting bright and early, 5:30 a.m. >>> now to business. all 24 of japan's boeing 787 dream liner planes have been grounded due to safety concerns. yesterday one of the jets made an emergency landing after pilots were alerted to battery problems and the presence of smoke. the airport temporarily closed while passengers evacuated the plane using the emergency slides. >>> over the past two weeks the dream liner has a series of complications including a fuel leak, battery fire and cracked cockpit window. karen cho is live in london with the latest. the news about the dream lin
... >> narrator: on the very night barack obama was inaugurated, a group of republicans quietly gathered to develop plans for taking on the new president. >> a meeting, a dinner, took place in a famous steak house in downtn washington, with newt gingrich as sort of the mc, as it were. >> the thing i found disturbing this week... >> narrator: at the gathering of gop luminaries: top conservative congressmen eric cantor, kevin mccarthy, paul ryan, senate power brokers jim demint, jon kyl, tom coburn, and event organizer frank luntz. >> the room was filled. it was a who's who of ranking members who had at one point been committee chairmen or in the majority, who now wondered, out loud, whether they were in the permanent minority. >> the 44th president of these united states, barack obama. >> many of them had attended obama's inauguration. they had seen that breathtaking spectacle of a million and a half people on the mall. and it felt like a wholesale repudiation of the republican party. >> they walked into that dining room as depressed as i've seen any elected members of congress. they lost
obama's second inauguration takes place this weekend. we'll be reporting live from the inauguration starting sunday morning and continuing with live reports on the fest ichts through tuesday morning -- festivities through tuesday morning. >>> funeral services will be held in san francisco tonight for francisco gutierrez, one of two people killed in a tragic cash outside a liquor store on new year's dai. investigators say a suspected gang member was racing away from police following a shooting when he caused the deadly crash. that suspect david morales now faces murder charges. >>> governor brown is attending the second day after three-day meeting of the u.c. board of regents. brian flores joins us live to explain one of the issues on the table, a $4 million marketing plan that was a huge flop. brian? >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. governor brown making a rare appearance today at the urchlts c. regents -- u.c. regents meeting. he would like to see more students getting their education through online courses. the governor making that pitch today during the meeting that was also at
secretary norm mineta would has to get back to get to president obama's inauguration but how the passengers were travel now is still to be determineed. >> we have developing news from san jose where police are searching for a man who tried to pull a toddler from his mother's arms in front of her arms last evening on dayo court. the mother said the stranger made a comment a about the toddler that made her uncomfortable so she picked up the child and he grabbed the girl's legs and tried to pull her away. the mother broke free and ran to the house and called police. he is hispanic, 20 to 30, wearing blue jones and a red baseball cap and a light t-shirt and smelled of motor oil. we will have more in a live report in the next half hour. >> a new associated press poll finds majority of americans support stricter gun laws at president obama will announce the plan this morning to reduce gun violence. for more we go to abc news like in washington, dc. >> get ready for a big fight. president obama's proposals to curb gun violence are already being met with enormous resistance by the n.r.a. >> the n.r
monday, president obama will deliver his second inaugural address as president. four years ago in his first address, the president paid tribute to the historic nature of his election. >> this is the meaning of our liberty and our creed why men and women and children of every race and every faith can join in celebration across this magnificent mall and why a man whose father less than 60 years ago might not have been served at a local restaurant can now stand before you to take a most sacred oath. >> call me a romantic but i'm looking for a major even historical address this coming monday. and we'll be right back. ly with a will or living trust. and you'd like the help of an attorney. at legalzoom a legal plan attorney is available in most states with every personalized document to answer questions. get started at legalzoom.com today. and now you're protected. >>> welcome back to "hardball." just how out of touch is the nra? the gun rights group has given no ground since the newtown school shooting and is now running a new ad that goes after the president's daughters. has the group fin
for your time. i appreciate it. >> thank you. >>> so the final outstanding issue involving president obama's inauguration next monday is now apparently resolved. the reverend luis leone confirms he will be delivering the benediction. he pastors the church that the president and his family attends most frequently. he replaces the atlanta pastor who bowed out last week after a controversy erupted over his anti-gay sermon that he delivered back in the 1990s. so as the final preparations move forward for monday's inauguration in full swing, i'm joined by kerry brown, white house reporter for politico, to talk about the final touches. is the inaugural committee bracing for any more pitfalls in the final days or does it look like smooth sailing ahead? >> i'm sure they're preparing for it because really, anything can happen. this is a huge event even though it's expected to be smaller than it was four years ago. they are still expecting almost a million people, 40,000 people are expected to attend one of the inaugural balls. this is an event or series of events over several days that isn't expect
be so interesting. >> so, security is in place ahead of president obama's inauguration next week and's you can imagine, it is beyond tight. the head of washington's fbi field office says 42 agencies will work together from the multiagency communication center in washington. the fbi says there are no credible corroborated threats to the event. >>> and the reverend luis layione of st. john's episcopal church steps away from the white house has been invited to deliver the closing prayer and, of course, we'll be in washington to bring you all of the history here. president obama's inauguration, we'll have soledad, zoraida, and i'm the one in the middle that will begin at 5:00 a.m. eastern time monday. >> i wasn't sure. >>> a federal grand jury investigating a police beating in henderson, nevada, a dash cam video shows the highway patrol officer pointing a gun at a drunk driver. and it turns out the driver wasn't drunk. he was in a diabetic shock. he won nearly $300,000 in a settlement from the city of henderson. >>> an update on a story we reported yesterday, a new mobile game app that t
. our next guest's words, not mine. lessons from past presidents as we ramp up for obama's second inauguration. >> with respect to this truism about me not socializing enough and patting folks on the back and all that stuff, most people who know me know i'm a pretty friendly guy. i like a good party. and the truth is that when i was in the senate i had great relationships over there. >> that is the president responding directly to one of the criticisms levied against him that he doesn't have enough personal relationships with members of congress, specifically with republican members. he is not the commander in chief to deal with the congress and our next guest said it's one of the lessons that you can learn from a previous president, lyndon b. johnson. joining us is joe who served as a special assistant to lbj and a close adviser to president kennedy as well. he is the author of the awesomely titled what the approximately hell is a presidency for? >> making washington work, a new publication and he joins us now. i am endlessly fascinated with lbj and the life story and the 39s pre
to keep in mind heading into president obama's second inauguration on monday. yes, there's a lot on his agenda this term. but let's remember. he withstood this. >> you are not allowed to be a president if you're not born in this country. he may not have been born in this country. >> but it's not an american administration. it is a european, socialist administration. >> what people saw last night, i think, was a president that revealed his incompetence, how lazy and detached he is. >> the president was denied and dehumanized. labeled a muslim. one luney web site called him a muslim gay kenyon. that actually happened. but despite all the derangement, he's come up on top and he's ready for the second term fights. joining me now is patricia murphy, editor of jane politics and contributor for the daily beast. and joe ma dayson, nationally syndicated radio host of sirius xm's, the power. thank you both for joining me tonight. >> thank you. >> joe, resilience is a good word to describe president obama. what can we expect from him and what will he face in his second time around. >> i think what
on c-span. president obama is officially inaugurated for a second term on sunday at the white house. coverage begins at 10:30 a.m. eastern with a look back at the 2009 inaugural address. monday, live all-day coverage begins at 7:00 a.m. earn. at noon, the president takes the oath of office and will be followed by a luncheon inside the capitol. today at the national press club, representatives from the presidential inaugural committee, the joint congressional nugral committee and capitol police held a joint news conference. this is 50 minutes. >> thank you. thank you very much. and thank you press club, for hosting us today. this is going to be a little bit of a dance. there is a lot of different players that are involved in the events that will be taking place over the next few days. my name is brent cole burn. i'm the communications director for the presidential inaugural committee. and we are involved in this weekend, doing a lot of the public events that fall outside the official swearing-in, which matt can talk to. in fact, as i kind of think about this, it may make sense to do
. >>> it was known as the purple tunnel of doom during president obama's first inauguration. it won't be known that this time. several hundred people got stuck under the 3rd street tunnel. on monday, obama's second inauguration, to avoid problems that tunnel will be closed to pedestrians. a smaller crowd is expected to attend the swearing in this year, too and that will help. >>> it will still take a lot of work to accommodate the hundreds of thousands who are expected to show up in washington for the president's inauguration, and they say they all want to stay connected. that could be a problem. >> i barack hussein obama solemnly swear -- >> reporter: it's the picture everyone will want to capture. president obama's swearing in for a second term and cell phone providers are gearing up for those coming with cameras and smartphones in hand. >> everybody wants to post pictures so that their family can see that they were here. people want to check the weather. people want to check how the transit system is doing. all of those capabilities are done through apps on their smartphones or tablets. >>
obama y para esto, el comité inaugural ha lanzado la primera aplicación móvil diseñada para divulgar todo lo relacionado a la juramentación presidencial.... sot: obed borrero http://www.virtualizate. net/ esta aplicación permitirá que todos los ciudadanos estén informados sobre los múltiples eventos que se estarán llevando a cabo... y es que el presidente no se queda atrás cuando de tecnología se trata... y para muestra, un botón basta. sot: obed borrero http://www.virtualizate. net/la aplicación toma de posesión 2013 (inaugural 2013) nos permite estar conectados y se puede descargar en iphones y androides. también está disponible para los usuarios de ipads. en washington dc, marisset verení, univision. usted podra ver la juramentaci on de barack obama, paso a paso, minuto a minuto, a traves de nuestro portal de internet, visitenos en www. noticiasdc.com y haga click en el enlace de juramentacion presidencial. sirviendo mÁs de 60-mil comidas nutritivas diarias en las escuelas pÚblicas del condado de montgomery, solo nos podemos imaginar el proces
. >>> well, the president's limo undergoing a subtle but significant change this inauguration weekend. mr. obama's official vehicles will carry the d.c. license plate that reads, taxation without repation. the city protested the voting member in congress. >>> chelsea clinton taking a high-profile role in the inauguration. she is getting americans across the country engaged in their communities. clinton will be headlining this event at the national mall on saturday. >>> there are important, new clues this morning in the search for an autism cure. new research confirms some children who get an early diagnose know sis can outgrow the disease by the time they were adults. researchers are trying to determine what made the difference in those children's lives. >>> as the flu sweeps across the country, precautions are being taken to keep the virus from becoming the star at the upcoming sundance film festival. as 50,000 visitors pour into park city, utah, this week, the city is handing out bottles of hand sanitizer. there's not enough to go around. so, guests are asked to bring their own. >>> we
's taxation without representation license plates on president obama's limousine, and the inaugural committee has chosen a new pastor. reverend luis leon has been invited to replace the former reverend, who backed out after remarks he made about homosexuality. but for all the fun and festivities, let's bring in senior political reporter for politico, lois romano, whose article details this year's inauguration. good to see you. you interviewed steve kerrigan, the guy in charge of the inauguration committee. you write that his mandate is to create an event with less dazzle, celebrity and hysteria that defined the first inauguration. how does he do that? >> well, the first thing you do is announce that there's only two balls, and that the president's really going to be spending his time laying wreaths at arlington and doing days of service and you know, encourage people around the country to do their days of service. he got a lot of push-back from that and so now they're explaining that it's not exactly two balls, it's more like six because it's in the convention center which can house 35,000, 4
approach the inauguration of president obama, our daily download team-- lauren ashburn and howard kurtz, talk to the man who designed the winning side's digital strategy. >> joining us is harper reed, a high tech executive who served as chief technology officer for president obama's reelection campaign. welcome, harper. >> hello. >> hello. >> we spent a year talking about the role of social media in the campaign. how important were twitter, facebook, and +*eupbs gram to e campaign? >> well, it was -- it's interesting to look at 2008 versus 2012. because in 2008 things were just starting -- >> pelley: . >> they were new toys. >> people weren't using them. i like to say like my mom wasn't using them, you know? as more people use these, as more people -- america starts using these they're incredibly important, as you can imagine. >> and are they important because when you get friends or followers on facebook or twitter or tumble -r, amplifying the campaign's message, is that better than hearing it from a politician? >> i think it's more genuine. if i share with you and you're friends on f
scheduled to land in d.c. around the inauguration. i call it the jet set popularity index. obama's 2009 inauguration set an all-time record for jet set popularity. almost 700 jets landed in washington at dulles and reagan national. this year, well, it's fewer than half that. about 300 jets scheduled to land at dulles, and around 10 to 20 at reagan. the metropolitan washington port authority said obama's jet set popularity has fallen by more than 50%. granted, the whole inauguration this year is smaller this time. it's not the big historic event it was in 2009. during these budget cutting times, having fewer private jets fly to washington may not be a bad thing. but it is no secret that obama is less popular today with the super rich. congress just raising their taxes. and two years ago, he personally called for an end to tax breaks for private jet owners. it's no wonder some of them are keeping their jets at home this year. read more on cnbc.com. >> is it possible they're just taking a delta shuttle? >> maybe. but they kind of are voting with their tail fins this year. what's interestin
. in just five days, that's where president obama will watch his inauguration day parade. live coverage throughout the day. the top priority on inauguration day will be keeping the president and his family safe. our own brian todd got an inside look at the command center behind that effort. >> reporter: wolf, with all of the planning and choreography, few people are as on edge right now as those in charge of security because unlike a ceremony or an innag gral ball, all it takes is one minor security blich to call a cascade of problems. >> joe hag began remembers his first glitch. january 2001 just after george w. bush's swearing in. hag began is in a motorcade. >> turned down military avenue and the aifd in the front seat of the car turned around and said, sir, there's a gas being mask under your seat, get ready to put it on. that was a little startling. >> that was to protect as possible teargassing from protesters. summits, secret president trips to war zones, inauguration. as we looked at the buildings president obama will pass, the secret service, the lead security agency for the in
in november. and as someone who participated in the inaugural for president obama four years ago and we had absolutely no idea what we were doing, i can tell you that the folks at the jsic regardless of who the chair is and the folks at jtf are there ready for you when you walk in the door and really do a lot of the logistical lift on this. it's really more our job just to make sure the president ice kind of imprint is put on some of these events. one of the ways we do that is in the parade, as the colonel mentioned, along with all these military elements there are 58 different groups, 58 different groups, floats and vehicles. these are from all 50 states. they are everything from the virginia military institute just across the river in virginia down in southern virginia which has marched in a number of inaugural parades all the way through a group, one of my favorites, a group from maine of unicyclists that will be joining us. i believe they are called -- let me get the name right -- the jim dandies, the jim, of course, being spelled g-y-m in this case. the president will stand and watch t
inauguration of president obama takes place on monday, january 21st. that will martin luther king, jr. he will be sworn in on the day before, the 20th, as per the constitution. i will host a special cnbc event. it begins at 11:00 a.m. eastern time. that is, monday, martin luther king, jr. day. >> sue? >> ty, shares of lululemon continue to be under pressure on the back of the latest outlook. what is ahead for the yoga appear el maker? courtney is live in miami. courtney? ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] don't just reject convention. drown it out. introducing the all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. an entirely new pursuit. how did i know? well, i didn't really. see, i figured low testosterone would decrease my sex drive... but when i started losing energy and became moody... that's when i had an honest conversation with my doctor. we discussed all the symptoms... then he gave me some blood tests. showed it was low t. that's it. it was a number -- not just me. [ male announcer ] today, men with low t have androgel 1.62% (testosterone gel). the #1 prescribed topical testosterone replacement therapy
monday and tuesday, "morning joe" going to be live from the dubliner in d.c. for president obama's second inauguration. come on by if you're in the area. remember we were there four years ago, had a good time when this guy was just starting out in the white house. former white house press secretary robert gibbs with hipster frames on his glasses. my, how far he's come from the briefing room. that's next on "morning joe." [ male announcer ] this is bob, a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem, a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i don't think so. [ male announcer ] for years, bob took warfarin, and made a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but not anymore. bob's doctor recommended a different option: once-a-day xarelto®. xarelto® is the first and only once-a-day prescription blood thinner for patients with afib not caused by a heart valve problem, that doesn't require routine blood monitoring. like warfarin, xarelto
this story. inauguration approaches, obama's moist most virulent foes want the celebration stopped. he's making plans to see the inauguration. whether i watch depends on who's being inaugurated. if it's this guy probably not. i don't pay attention to illegitimate things. the president is an illegitimate thing according to eldon. believer in the notion obama was born overseas. >> birthers, really? >> let him finish. i get an e-mail from her every day. >> stephanie: every day. >> we should have a daily reading of her e-mails. >> stephanie: somewhat trashing. after more than 100 court cases no judge has we tried to help. when orly has been in here live a couple of times i try to find another color for her parachute. maybe birtherism is not your thing. you could do 100 more court cases. oh look. breaking news! [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] attention, attention! she doesn't say attorney dentist. filed a petition with u.s. congress for an investigation of barack obama due to his use of fraudulently obtained social security number. >> still on that. >> back when obama got -- >> stephanie:
back. >>> president obama today chose the license plates that are going to be on his limo when he driven to the capitol to be inaugurated on monday. they say taxation without representation. at the request of the d.c. council, president obama chose these tags. he did not need to, but he is doing it. d.c. of course is taxed by congress, but has no vote in congress, which famously is not the way we're supposed to do things in this country. what, you want to argue with james otis? taxation without representation is tyranny, boston, 1765? the president getting those license plates on the giant limo that is going the carry him to his inauguration officially makes the inauguration better than it otherwise would have been. or maybe ever has been before. we'll see. ay be easy, but when you wake up in the middle of the night it can be frustrating. it's hard to turn off and go back to sleep. intermezzo is the first and only prescription sleep aid approved for use as needed in the middle of the night when you can't get back to sleep. it's an effective sleep medicine you don't take before bed
the inauguration. president obama, and martin luther king jr. >> every weekend latest nonfiction authors and books are featured on booktv. you can see past programs and schedules our website and you can join in the conversation on social media sites. >> congress talked about avoiding the death sequester. congressman levin is the ranking member on house ways and means committee. is that this is sponsored by the christian science monitor. it is one hour. >> thank you for coming. i am david cote from the monitor. our guest this morning is representative sander levin of. he is a detroit native. he has a masters in international relations from harvard and was elected to the michigan state senate in 1964 and service the senate minority leader. under the current administration he was under the agency for international development and was elected to the house in 1980 to four years after his brother carl was elected to the senate. in march 2010, he won the battle of chairman of the ways and means committee. there is no embargo and breakfast is over except that c-span has agreed not to use video of the sess
this weekend, monday featuring books on the inauguration, president obama, and martin luther king jr. "washington journal" continues. host: on wednesdays, we take a look at a recent magazine articles today we focus on a "mother jones" piece written by andy kroll, who was with us. "revealed -- the massive new liberal plan to remake american politics." what is this massive new plan? how did it come about? guest: the leaders of green peas, this year club, the communication workers of america union, and the naacp, or basically getting together as leaders of liberal organizations do -- and joked that they have a knitting club, not exactly true -- but they talked about the problems they are seeing in washington and politics preventing them from essentially doing what their organizations were created to do, whether that --environmental production protection, economic prosperity for afghan-americans, and realize that we could do a lot if we got our friends and allies together to harness the manpower we have come with the expertise in various fields that we have, and the money, frankly, from
of booktv this weekend, monday featuring authors and books on the inauguration; president obama and martin luther king jr. >> yesterday sander levin, the ranking member on the house ways and means committee finish the committee responsible for writing tax legislation -- talked about prospects for tax and entitlement reform in the 113th congress. speaking at an event hosted by the christian science monitor, this is just over an hour. >> okay, folks, let's get ourselves going here. thanks for coming. i'm dave cook from the monitor. welcome to our first breakfast of the new year. our guest this morning is representative sander levin of michigan, ranking member of the house ways and means committee. this is his first visit with our group, and we welcome him. he's a detroit native, earned his bachelor's degree at the university of chicago, a master's in international relations from columbia and a law degree from harvard. he was elected to the michigan state senate in 1964 and served as the senate minority leader. during the carter administration, he was assistant administrator of the agency for
revenuers. this is "hardball," the place for politics. >>> next monday president obama will be sworn into office for his second presidential term, and we continue our look back at great inaugural moments. here is the first president who was born in the 20th century, john f. kennedy. >> let the word go forth from this time and place to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of americans born in this century, tempered by war ,disciplined by a hard and bitter feast, proud of our ancient heritage, and unwilling to witness or permit the small undoing of those human rights to which this nation has always been committed and to which we are committed today at home and around the world. >> wow. later in that speech jfk said another of his most famous lines, ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country. it's a line he paraphrased from george st. john, the headmaster at his prep school. i learned that nugget while researching for my book, "jack kennedy, elusive hero." >>> welcome back to "hardball." [ man ] ring ring... progres
to the woman who wrote the book on education in america, 10:35 this morning. >>> the inauguration is next monday. the second term begins. my how times change. here's my take, four years ago, obama stood before america and spoke eloquently of his hopes for the future. he proclaimed unity of purpose over conflict and discord. his words, his words indeed. fast forward, two days ago, president obama engaged in extreme conflict and discord when he directly attacked his political opponents. the republicans he said were suspicious about whether the government should make sure kids in poverty get enough to eat. the republicans. his words. clearly the tone has changed. and then we have the economic backdrop to the inauguration. four years ago it was desperate times. but the president offered hope that we would spend a ton of money and recover quickly. fast forward, we've spent the money. we have not recovered. the economy has been in the doldrums for four long years and our debt is truly out of control. that's why there is no euphoria this time around. the thrill is gone. and the hope really did n
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